STUDENTS: Have you been doing research on gravestones, cemeteries, or a closely related topic? Would you like an opportunity to attend the next Association for Gravestone Studies Conference and Annual Meeting as a guest of AGS? Enter the AGS Student Scholarship Competition.
The next AGS Conference will be held at Westfield State University in Westfield, Massachusetts, June 23-28, 2015.
Requirements: The applicant must be a graduate or undergraduate student at an accredited college or university, as well as a member of the Association for Gravestone Studies. A student membership is just $25 per year and includes the next published issue of Markers, four issues of the AGS Quarterly, and more.
Application: Each applicant should submit a proposal for a twenty-minute presentation: a scholarly paper suitable for delivery at an academic conference, or a report of comparable quality on an on-going research project, to be presented at an evening lecture session. PowerPoint is the preferred presentation medium.
The award will cover registration and activities fees, plus room and board for the full conference (about $525) and will include a cash prize of $200, which will be presented at the conference.
Deadline: March 31, 2015